Gardendale takes down Shades Valley 41-26

Gardendale, AL – The Gardendale Rockets knocked off the Shades Valley Mounties 41-26 in a non-region 6A matchup Friday night at Driver Stadium.

The victory improved the Rockets to 4-2, 1-2 in region play.  Shades Valley, who has arguably class 6A toughest schedule, slipped to 0-5.  

Junior running back L.T. Sanders lead the Rockets on the ground with 202 yards on 22 carries with a pair of scores on the ground and one through the air.

The Rockets, who have a bye next Friday night, return to action October 10th welcoming region rival Minor (3-2, 1-2) to Driver Stadium. 

Shades Valley hosts Briarwood Christian (5-1, 3-0) next week at the Frank Nix Athletic Complex.